City of Hastings

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City of Hastings

201 East State Street
Hastings, MI 49058
Regions: South
Phone: (269) 945-2468
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Description

SHOP. DINE. ENJOY.

Hastings is a vibrant community located on the Thornapple River in the heart of Barry County, ideally situated between the metropolitan areas of Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, and Battle Creek. You will find downtown Hastings to be the home of quaint shops and unique restaurants surrounded by nature's beauty. Plan your visit today to enjoy our downtown festivals and events, or to just get some rest and relaxation on our nature trails and in our parks!

Named one of the best small towns by Norman Crampton, author of The 100 Best Small Towns in America, Hastings is a tight-knit community with hometown pride, and quality of life for all residents and visitors.

Downtown Hastings is home to many seasonal events.

A vibrant community, Hastings hosts many downtown activities throughout the year such as the New Year's Eve Ball Drop, pub crawls, Summerfest, Jazz Fest, Fridays at the Fountain, Hastings Live! summer concert series, Playing at the Plaza, summer children's entertainment series, Christmas Parade and St. Patrick's Day parades, sidewalk sales, Girls' Night Out, and a year-round sculpture tour. Hastings is the city that offers everything for your family and friends to enjoy a beautiful day or a night out!

Downtown is also very fortunate to have a beautiful, historical Court House and Community Square with a fountain. The Spray Plaza is cool summer fun for the kids and the Thornapple Plaza is a music hot spot for the whole family. Hastings continues to invest in Downtown creating a campus-like setting. 

Downtown Hastings is surrounded by natural beauty and full of pride.

You can live, work, shop and dine downtown, canoe or tube the Thornapple River, stroll along our Riverwalk, and enjoy picnics and a variety of outdoor recreation in our city's many parks.

Pride in our downtown is evident in the maintenance and embellishment of new and historic structures; and our streetscapes and landscaping complete with banners, benches, trash and recycling receptacles, historic lighting, and colorful planters.

Events
Dec
31 Mon

New Year's Eve Ball Drop

8:30 pm - 12:15 am
New Year's Eve Ball DropBring the entire family to Downtown Hastings for the 1
Jan
1 Tue

New Year's Eve Ball Drop

8:30 pm - 12:15 am
New Year's Eve Ball DropBring the entire family to Downtown Hastings for the 1
Mar
16 Sat

St. Patrick's Day Parade

12:00 am
The
Apr
12 Fri

Sidewalk Sales

Hastings Sidewalk Sales
Apr
13 Sat

Barry-Roubaix Killer Gravel Road Race

The world's largest gravel road race

Sidewalk Sales

Hastings Sidewalk Sales

St. Patrick's Day Parade

7:00 am - 4:00 pm
The
Hours
Monday Monday 8am to 5pm
Tuesday Tuesday 8am to 5pm
Wednesday Wednesday 8am to 5pm
Thursday Thursday 8am to 5pm
Friday Friday 8am to 5pm
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